Larry's new Individual Arts Project: Blues Bizness Boosters

Beginning in winter of 2023-24  Larry plans some cooperative shows with neighborhood businesses and music venues, thanks to a Chicago Dept. of Cultural and Special Events grant he was awarded June 20. Larry's Individual Arts Project, one of several dozen…

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Blues Under the Big Sky

Larry and keyboard player Barrelhouse Bonni joined with a band from Washington state and Montana to bring traditional Chicago blues sounds to the Big Sky Rhythm and Blues Fest on Aug.5-7, 2022.  Many thanks to fest director Lorne Riddell for…

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Bringing Back Blues in Austin West Side

Blues never really left Chicago's West Side, but the music has been heard less often with the gradual closing of many small Black owned hole-in-the-wall lounges and the economic blows of Corona.  Thanks to grants from Chicago's Dept. of Culture…

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